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in japapapan n2010 he came backo the u.s. and got released by the philadelphia phillies. then in 2011 he signed a minor league contract with san francisco. and now he's become the case of the giants postseason with his third straight strong performance. >> it comes down to executing pitches and getting lucky on the ones that you don't make. they foul them off or swing through. i still think game two my stuff overall was better. but tonight i had some good mys and some good fortune. >> i am proud to put on the same jersey as that man. we needed that today. he got it going from the beginning, set the seempo early. and coming on hard with the fastball. inside and out. its unbelievable job. >> and with the fans, you know, chanting vogy, vogy, everything it took. he's just an incredible story. for that moment to be out there and to be a part of it, it's something you can't explain, can't describe, but, you know, it's one of the happiest feelings i have ever had for, you know, just to see that moment and see him succeed and pitch the way he did was great. >> so there will be game seven. first pitch a
be the world biggest producer of oil. at the current production at pace the u.s. will pass saudi arabia in 2020 as the top producer. the reason? u.s. has developed a new controversial technique called infrastructureing pumping water sand chemical natural earth and squeezes out oil. scientist say could it ruin land and endanger drinking water however it has helped the u.s. use less foreign oil. that does not mean the u.s. is free of oil import of course. this year the u.s. will produce 1 10.9 million barrels of oil a day certainly a lot. but keep in mind americans consume 18.7 million barrels of oil every day. [ bell ringing prepare [. >> tough dion wall street. dow jones tumbled today after several major company missed estimated earnings. nasdaq gave back 26 points to close below 3000 first time since early august. s&p 500 lost 20 points. more now on the losses from abc news reporter sharon tm. >>reporter: that closing bell so you knowed like the end of prize fight but there was no winner today. stock tumble across the board after series of low earnings reports from some
u.s. audience, racing in the bay while the air show go overad. and kelihood that the ants will be in tn for fir of eir ayoff game the is mo. >> tres so much happening. with the heritage festival and oracle. >> michael pace is manager of the hotel next to the convention 50,000 just for that. wednesday night, pearl jam plays their party on treasure island. it means more people in town, businesses are up, cabbies aren't complaining. >> niners have a home game. so does stanford. >> this will probably be the best week at sir atlanta system drake. >> he compares it to the a superbowl. every part of the tourist business he is gearing up to take advantage which starts off in beautiful fashion. >> it's very wonderful, yes. >> it's like this all the time here? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: having fun with the tourists and they are in for a lot of fun if they stick around this week. >> dan: we're glad they are here. we have complete guide on online to this event. go to abc7newsom and click on see it on tv for information on where to go and how to get there. there are resources to help yo
the korean war the war to resist u.s. aggression and aid korea a.institute the pulled the video from the web site. >> wha tell you we are very much in charm of the curriculum that is delivered in our classroom. >>reporter: can you be sure they are not showing video like this to your kid. >> we have all the curriculum they are delivering. >>reporter: they run by you. >> correct. >>reporter: t not worry you that they make a video like this at all. >> i don't get into politic. i'm an educator. here to educate our kids. >>reporter: critic some pop china expert and conservative in congress say what starts as a simple language program can end up as a stealth p.r. campaign for a communist government with terrible human rights record. >> you didn't want other countries propaganda your children. >>reporter: we sent our beijing correspondent gloria to the headquarters of the institute there to get a response but she was turned away. the the institute does have many prominent defender including school officials from north carolina to minnesota to college board even the u.s. state department. but
are similar to those from the white house. on syria he emphasize the u.s. needs to take a leadership role diplomatic effort first and foremost. >> i don't think there's necessity to put our military in syria at this stage. >> he sdropt different ideas. and that's because we are doing exactly what we should be doin doing. >>reporter: as expected the candidates drifted from foreign policy to the no. 1 issue on voter minds. the economy. >> america must lead. for that to happen we have to strengthen our economy here at home. can't have 23 million people struggling to get a job. >> what we also have been able to do is position ourselves so we can start rebuilding america. that's what my plan does. >>reporter: there are few undecided voters remaining. both campaigns say the majority of them are women. so tonight president obama and mitt romney tried to emphasize the domestic angle of the foreign policies to try and sway them. karen, abc news boca raton. >> well the clock really is ticking if you want to vote in november presidential election. you have 3 hours left now to register to vote
ready for warmer >> terry: a man who served in the u.s. senate for three decades has died. arlen specter passed away this morning. republican sided with barack obama stimulus man. became a democrat in 2010. he died this morning. he was 82 years of age. >> now, your voice and your vote. a little more than three weeks until the election. on tuesday the candidates will scare off in their second face to face debate. the stakes are higher for the president who lost ground after their first face-off. karen travers shows us how the candidates are preparing. >> the contenders are gearing up for round. two romney is pressing for the debate in boston and the president is in williamsburg, virginia. >> it is going great. >> next showdown will be a townhall. the questions will come from the audience. democrats said president obama was too pass have any the first debate. campaign says that won't happen again. >> nobody is harsher critic than the president is of himself. i think he'll make adjustments on tuesday. >> rob portman has been romney's debate partner. >> she is going to come out swinging. he
. standard at citibank. >> u.s. authorities tonight cap not confirm that one of mexico most feared drug lords is dead. body believed to be his was stolen by armed men this morning. mexican marine say they gunned down alberto on monday. they say he was at a baseball game. marin confronted him and killed him. they planned to prove the death u.s. drug authorities this week however a group of armed men raided the funeral home holding the body this morning. after shot out they took off with the body. he's suspected of leading mostiolentrug cart. violent clases in greece about 200 people arrested started as peaceful protest. until few hundred people broke free throwing rock and flare at riot police. authorities fought back. protest held for the arrival of german chancellor. germany the largest contributor of greece financial bale out provided by the european union. it led to severe cuts to greece national budget. >> much more warm reception for lady gaga in iceland. there she is. dozens of fans greeted her arrival today. lady gaga awarded lennon ono grant for peace awar at ceremo
that was discussed by the candidates and the u.s. diplomat killed in libya was remembered today in san francisco. hundreds of people packed city hall to honor ambassador christopher stevens. guest speaker included representative barbara lee and former secretary of state george shuttle. they talked about how stevens helped create a positive relationship between the u.s. and the middle east. stevens family says despite his work over seas as ambassador he still had a very active role in their family. >> chris was a huge presence in our family. though he lived far away he had a lot of friend. very challenging job. he always came home and when he came home for christmas for our wedding for hilary baby shower he was really there. he wasn't text messaging. he wasn't e mailing. he was running with us. playing tennis. eating. drinking. telling stories. and extracting our stories. >>reporter: stevens has tie to the bay area graduating from uc berkeley and uc sf hastings school of law. >> oracle 72 foot america cup yacht being towed back to port after capsizing in the bay this afternoon then
voters. >>> well the presidential campaign is on track to be the costliest in u.s. history. fundraising is expected to exceed 2 billion dollars. that figure doesn't include almost 130 split by non-profit group not required to file campaign finance report. romney spent the day in ohio where poll show him running behind. no republican has ever won the white house without winning ohio so it seems crucial. cincinnati romp i borrowed a lane from president obama 2008 campaign saying it's time for change in washington. >> our campaign is about big things. because we happen to believe that america faces big challenges. we recognize this is a year with a big choice and the americans want to see big changes and i'll bring it to this country. >>reporter: as for mr. obama he made a bit of history today becoming the first sitting president to cast his ballot aevrment trip home to chicago wrapped up 40 hour bottle ground state glitz. president appeared at rally in florida where he defened health care rights of women. >> i believe women are capable and should make their own health care decision
on her own. she will be released in the wild in the spring. >> u.s. interior department designated f five new land marks in california and two of them are in the bay area. one is drake's bay in marin county where sir francis drake landed more than 400 years ago. it helped solidify england as a global power. the other is the old san francisco post office and courthouse, it was built at the turn of the 20th century and interior department says it is difficult to overstate it's architectural significance. >> there is a lot more ahead tonight. a die-hard giants' fan whose business was destroyed by fire. the team steps up to the plate to a place of precious memento. >> from the bay bridge, the man that survived after the collapse when the big one hit and how the new span is so difficult. obama versus romney round two. how will the debate affect the election. >>> i brought us hold binders full of women. >> binders of women was the number one searched item on google. that was mitt romney about staffing his office in massachusetts when he was governor. issue was certainly fodder on the campaign t
is suspended at least through tomorrow. first time u.s. markets have closed due to weather since 1985. suspension affects all trading markets including the pacific stock exchange. >> an oakland based international risk management firm is warning that sandy could set insurance loss records. those losses could be in the $5-10 billion range with uninsured losses soaring to as much as $20 billion. by comparison, hurricane irene caused $4 billion in uninsured losses this year. this is considerably more damaging. potential damage is new york city, it's harbor, 90-degree angle between long island and the coast making it unusually susceptible to flooding. >> we will continue to track storm sandy as the damage mounts. we'll have continuing coverage at 11:00 plus an extended one hour edition of "nightline" at 11:35 both of those programs on abc7. spencer is watching our weather. >> whata amazing weather system. tropical system meeting a cold winter air mass. we have calm conditions here. here is a live view high definition east bay hills camera looking out over the bay on night that is mainly c
and snow over a large portion of northeastern u.s. it will continue to do so for the next couple days. rain developing in the north bay. most of the remainder of the bay area will be dry until early evening. high temperatures in the 60s up to about 70 in inland east bay. how about the giants victory parade tomorrow. most of the day will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy. temperatures from mid 50s to low 60s. parade will get under way under dry weather. seven-day forecast, it will be a wet halloween night for the entire bay area. showers lingering on thursday and drying out friday, warming up over the weekend and which you should set clocks back. >> dan: i solved the problem, i'm dressing as an umbrella whor halloween. >> we will all get under your wing. >> dan: larry beil is here for sports. >> that is news you can use. i'm going as sandoval. >> baseball season is over outside the parade and awards. man known as the man,%blñw >> dan: coming up a the 11:00, trouble in an east bay jail. lockdown is over and investigation into what happened begins. we'll have the latest on that. we told you ab
no independent problem. people from the mevr lands got sick. u.s. federal health officials say they are only in the preliminary stage of the investigation. >>> well bay area researchers are launching a prom equity that could ultimately save literally millns of women from being infected with the aids virus and delivery system puts the technology of the winds carolyn has the story. >> estimated 3000 women around the world are infected with hive every day. majority of those cases are in subject is a har app africa. now her team from memorandum lo park develop agile that cut the numbers dramatically. >> 2 part sale. apply to the site. it will stick but such a listening time at the same time 2 drug between our kids one effective and took 3. >>reporter: is to protect women from form of gele she says the gel would be effective terminated sometimes discourage use the use of condom. >> therefore you want to empower the room. give them something. ability to take it off their health. take channeling of own health. >> national institute of mental health health in july it awarded them half millio
this year's fleet week celebration in san francisco. u.s. airways captain sully sullenrger touching down after a ride with the blue angels. in 2009 he safely landed a damaged jet in new york's hudson river. he was delighted with the opportunity to meet the blue angels today and fly with them. what a rush that must have been. >>> of course, the blew angels are not the only military might you will see this weekend. heather ishimaru with a look tonight at impressive military hardware which arrived today. >> reporter: this amphibious navy craft came slashing into san francisco's ocean beach from a carrier 8 miles out. it was carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after a natural disaster or terror attack. >> this is an incredible example of the kind of activities that may have to happen and the more we practice it the more we will be ready for it. >> reporter: it was a joint army navy drill and an opportunity to remind san franciscoians that they do humanitarian mixes along with military. >> what you see here today onboard this craft is just a single demonstration but
,000 babies born with heart defect in the u.s. he have year. >> that's carolinohnson report snooing breaking news we discovered during the report. this is live picture of the bay bridge as you can see the vehicle is on fire. we think it's an suv that is burng. fairly ferociously and on the upper deck coming into san francisco. close to the fremont exit almost all the way across the bridge. shut down couple lanes of traffic right around the fire. it's really burning the vehicle utterly destroyed by the time this is over. we didn't know whether anyone was injured but heats hope everyone got out okay and it's the car that is burning. again leif picture from the bay bridge tonight. >> moving on mt romney takes adntage of ts w momeum aerast nit esidential debe. wh we comeecome re toght. yr voice yo vote. 7 ns fact check olast nature face off. plus the one thing that matters even more than the truth. also even more than the truth. also what political punditl >> we are going all the way to washington. paul ryan and i are going to getmerica on track. >> mitt romney speaking in fisherville
. >>reporter: but the wheels of government run slowly. u.s. epa rarely grants state waiver. last one granted was after hurricane katrina. because california has special restriction to ensure we have the cleanest gasoline in the world the state must sign off first. >> we have another layer of government activity that has to take place legally. >>reporter: as painful as the prices are not everyone thinks california should switch to winter blend so soon when temperatures can still be on the high side. just this week parts of the state suffered through a heat wave when summer fuel help fight off health damaging plugs. >> cleaner burning gasoline are california gasoline is a key control measure. cuts the emission that cause smog and send people to hospitals and emergency rooms. >> with the exxon mobile toerns refinery back on line supply should incree. holesale praise dropped up to 50 cents. won't be reflected at the pump until next week so expect prisons to stay hay for few more days. california needs to expand infrastructure. build more refinery. pipeline. storage. but that is not as ea
, the california air resource board won fast approval from the u.s. epa to stop requiring expensive summer blend gasoline medley. since only 3 week before the normal switch over to winter blend. the thinking was the dirty formula wouldn't affect people health too much. >> it gives the industry green light to go ahead and produce winter blend fuel and distribute it and sell it. >>reporter: it's expected to increase gasoline supply in california as much as 10%. but it will take a few more days for prices to dip at the pump because the shell refinery told us it's more complicated than flipping a switch. >> our goods lean prices have set a record high and we all are paying that. we are all upset about that no doubt. but they will be comg down but they may not coming down as rapidly as everyone wants. >> this is too little too late. >>reporter: republicans are calling for adopting one formula all year long like the federal formula. states refinery can bring in oil from other states to keep prisons competitive. they say the governor direcveill only duce pricebya small amnt. it'so laing soluti
for the u.s. embassy was gunned down on his way to work. officials in yemen say the unidentified man was assassinated by a gun man riding a motorcycle in the capitol here. victim worked for the embassy for nearly 20 years. officials are saying the attack bare the hall mark of al qaeda. >>> tonight obama administration is going to extraordinary lengths to target a street gang. administration has listed ms 13 of central american street gang as international criminal organization. that designation allows federal agents to seize assets associated with the gang. the gang is believed to have as many as 10,000 members across the united states. in san francisco the gang is based at 20th and mission. ms 13 is considered one of the world most dangerous and violent gangs. it is known for being especially violent and responsible for many, many murders. >>> well, more than one in 5 adults in the united states has a tattoo but recent out brick off tattoo related infor example cause for concern these days. michael with some important safety advice before getting inked. >>reporter: david b
but none of it is weapon grade. experts say the u.s. would likely no well in advance if iran tried to enrich it for use in nuclear bomb. but all of this back and forth over who facts to believe is not what will decide the election. says abc 7 news political analyst bruce cain. believes voters moved by what's ahead. >> decided on which vision of how to proceed going forward is the one that the american public wants. so it's the facts have to be marshall under a larger theme. i think both sides need to do that better than they have so far. >>reporter: professor cain think that is both the president and governor romney need to do a better job of articulating that vision and what happened in the vice-presidential debate just up the stake for the next presidential debate. in the newsroom, 7 news. >>> debate moderated by abc news reporter martha so what could she see that we could not see from home? >> i think one of the things about being at that table it's so intimate so when joe biden is smiling or when joe is raising his voice a bit it's really in your face. it was really in p
work. the incredibly early start to theiender gap. stay with >> the u.s. justice department is suing bank of america for $1 billion for mortgage fraud. federal prosecutors say the countrywide financial group fueled the morning crisis, using high-speed transactions to process defective fannie and freddie loans. it is the first time the justice department has file aid civil suit over bad federally-backed mortgages. well, not only is there a gender gap in salaries paid to women t. begins 1 year after women get out of college. according to the american association of university women, the women one year out of school are making 18% less than men in similar fields. that's unexchange -- unchanged from 10 years ago and applies to jobs across the board. the differences occur whether the boss is a man or a woman. >> here's a wild one, a truck and a bus collide in western pennsylvania. but police are not citing the drivers because there were none. a parked bus rolled down a hill, rear-ended the parked truck and the truck rolled down and flipped over. the bus kept rolling, shearing off one util
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